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Released 1965
Distributor Royal Films International

Roman Polanski’s first English-language film is one of his best, a a brilliant study of a young French girl’s descent into madness. Catherine Deneuve’s most iconic performance, with one of the great closing shots ever.

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About Michael Lehmann

Michael Lehmann has directed nine feature films, including HeathersHudson HawkThe Truth About Cats and Dogs, and Because I Said So.  Among his numerous television directing credits are HomicideThe West WingThe Larry Sanders Show, Big Love, Californication, American Horror Story, Dexter and True Blood. He recently wrote and directed Betas, a pilot for Amazon Studios that has been ordered to series.